Looking Back


100 years ago

April 3, 1914

The City of Cheyenne, capitol of the state of Wyoming, has been notified that if it expects to secure the control station for passing aeroplanes during the flight from the Atlantic to the Pacific next year it must dig down and secure in the neighborhood of $10,000 for prizes. Cheyenne wants to become control station, but from a report in the Cheyenne papers the people of the neighboring country must do the digging if Cheyenne is to get the station.

Cheyenne shows usual loyalty to her patrons of the surrounding country by asking them to pay $10,000 for publicity....

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